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Lab Chimps Are Moving to Sanctuaries - Slowly

Melanie Parker November 22, 2017

Medical experimentation on chimpanzees has ended, but moving all of them into retirement will be a difficult task.

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Wild and Captive Chimpanzees Share Personality Traits with Humans

Melanie Parker November 01, 2017

Chimpanzees in the wild have personalities similar to those in captivity, and both strongly overlap with traits that are familiar in humans according to a new study published in Scientific Data, confirming what Jane Goodall claimed in the late 1950s and early 1960s when she started attributing personalities to the chimpanzees she followed in Gombe National Park in what is now Tanzania.

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